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  • Jim Brosnan, big league pitcher and author, dies

    Jim Brosnan, big league pitcher and author, dies
    Bespectacled and frequently hunched over a portable typewriter with pipe in his mouth during downtime on the road, Jim Brosnan, who pitched for the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox during a nine-year Major League Baseball career, was known by his...
  • Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book characters

    Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book characters
    As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us about favorite characters from childhood books. Here's what they said....
  • Printers Row Journal subscription levels

    Printers Row Journal subscription levels
    -------------------- Subscribe┬ánow -------------------- Printers Row Journal is the Chicago Tribune’s premium Sunday book section. It features book reviews, author interviews, a weekly work of short fiction and a whole lot more. Choose the...
  • Cheney Mason tells CNN: Casey Anthony essentially imprisoned, working clerical job

    In promoting his new book about the Casey Anthony trial, Orlando defense attorney J. Cheney Mason told CNN on Thursday that his former client is essentially still imprisoned because of the public's hatred toward her. Mason told CNN that Anthony, who...
  • Book, journal publishers notch flat year, trade group says

    Book and journal publishers saw relatively flat sales last year, even though the industry sold a record number of e-books, according to a recent report co-produced by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group. Net revenue...
  • Kids can find "Where's Waldo" in Emmaus in July

     
    Where's Waldo? In Emmaus! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting over twenty different local businesses throughout Emmaus during July. Kids who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book...
  • Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Sporting America Sportsman's Club 948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054 Celebrate Americana at a collaborative backyard barbecue with The Winchester, where admission gets you a half-rack of chef Greg Bastien's St. Louis-style ribs and four side...
  • Walter Dean Myers was a pioneer of diversity in young adult books

    Like many of the protagonists in his dozens of young adult books, Walter Dean Myers was once a troubled, sensitive and intelligent young man living an aimless life. A writer’s heart beat in his chest, the passion for words there even as he...
  • Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

    It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line. One caller asked if Kashkari had...
  • Walter Dean Myers, celebrated young adult author, dies at 76

    Walter Dean Myers, a celebrated author known for writing books about young African Americans, such as "Monster," "Fallen Angels" and "Hoops," has died. He was 76. "Walter's many award-winning books do not shy away from the sometimes gritty truth of...
  • A Word, Please: Can't we all cooperate on whether to hyphenate 'co' as a prefix?

    Sometimes I think the people behind punctuation rules are co-conspirators in a plot to drive us insane. Then I realize they could be coconspirators. That's when I know their plot has succeeded. Of all the prefixes in the English language, "co" may be...